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  • N.J. Unveils AI Training, Tool for State Government Workers

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck discusses New Jersey’s leadership in AI and InnovateUS.

    Jul. 05, 2024 | News Staff | Government Technology
  • Governor Murphy Unveils AI Tool For State Employees and Training Course For Responsible Use

    Beth Simone Noveck leads New Jersey’s AI training and AI Assistant platform for state employees, improving government services.

    Jul. 03, 2024 | News Staff | Office of the Governor
  • New AI tool developed by Northeastern students connects farmers with environmental grants

    The Burnes Center for Social Change at Northeastern University’s AI for Impact Co-ops Diane Grant and Rachel Kahn used AI to create a tool to…

    Jun. 28, 2024 | Cyrus Moulton | Northeastern Global News
  • Need info about the MBTA’s paratransit service? A new chatbot developed by Northeastern students is speeding up the process

    The Burnes Center for Social Change at Northeastern University’s AI for Impact Co-ops Ria Singh and Rudra Sett were featured in an article about their…

    Jun. 27, 2024 | Cyrus Moulton | Northeastern Global News
  • America’s Biggest Tax Scam May Finally End

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck spoke with David Sirota about the 20-year war waged by tax-prep companies to stop the government from letting people…

    Jun. 07, 2024 | Arjun Singh | Lever Time with David Sirota
  • Biden taps NLRB chair for new term, seeking to lock in Democratic majority

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow, Seth Harris, discusses the nomination of National Labor Relations Board Chair Lauren McFerran for her third term.

    May. 24, 2024 | Daniel Wiessner | Reuters
  • Biden Moves to Extend Labor Board Chief as He Courts Unions

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow, Seth Harris, discusses the nomination of National Labor Relations Board Chair Lauren McFerran for her third term.

    May. 23, 2024 | Jordan Fabian | Bloomberg
  • Taiwan’s Digital Minister Has an Ambitious Plan to Align Tech With Democracy

    Audrey Tang’s panel discussion at Northeastern University in partnership with the Burnes Center, and a quote from Burnes Center AI for Impact Co-op Diane Grant,…

    May. 20, 2024 | Will Henshall | TIME
  • UAW loses Alabama union vote seen as bellwether for organizing autoworkers in the South

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow, Seth Harris, discusses forces opposing union organizers.

    May. 17, 2024 | Rob Wile and J.J. McCorvey | NBC News
  • Sifting through the labor market with Seth Harris, Senior Fellow at Burnes Center for Social Change

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow, Seth Harris, discusses the current state of the labor market, inflation data, and PPI.

    May. 16, 2024 | Jeremy Kasdin | FinTech
  • What’s Next for AI in States? An AI Sandbox

    Jason Snyder, Secretary of the Executive Office of Technology Services and Security for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, described the AI for Impact Co-op Program at…

    May. 03, 2024 | Lauren Kinkade | Government Technology
  • Seth Harris on April Jobs Report Preview

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow, Seth Harris, discusses the economy and labor market ahead of the April Jobs report.

    May. 02, 2024 | Kailey Leinz and Joe Mathieu | Bloomberg
  • Booker, Rounds, Heinrich Announce Bipartisan AI Grand Challenges Act

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck was quoted commending Senator Booker for his AI bill.

    Apr. 30, 2024 | Cory Booker
  • Beth Simone Noveck on the Untold Story of AI in Government

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck shares her role working with AI in government.

    Apr. 26, 2024 | Tyler Wells Lynch | The Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University
  • Federal Trade Commission votes to ban non-compete agreements

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discussed the FTC ban on non compete clauses on Total Information A.M..

    Apr. 24, 2024 | Total Information A.M.
  • The legacy of the Columbine shooting 25 years later

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Dr. Jonathan Metzl joins Jonathan Capehart to talk about the constant struggle with gun violence in our country.

    Apr. 20, 2024 | Jonathan Capehart | MSNBC
  • The Most Important Thing I Teach My Students Isn’t on the Syllabus

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Steve Kadish’s book is quoted in a recent New York Times Opinion piece.

    Apr. 20, 2024 | Frank Bruni | The New York Times
  • College students disillusioned over political choices, lean toward Biden

    Burnes Center Research Fellow Jay Kemp shares their opinion on the upcoming election.

    Apr. 18, 2024 | Eliana Marcu | WBUR
  • What We’ve Become – Living and Dying in a Country of Arms

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck talks with Dr. Jonathan Metzl on his new book on C-SPAN.

    Apr. 14, 2024 | C-SPAN
  • Vot-ER: Physician ballots can improve the health of the body politic

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Alister Martin’s organization Vot-ER is featured in Medical Economics article.

    Apr. 09, 2024 | Richard Payerchin | Medical Economics
  • Can U.S. Move to a 4-day Work Week?

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses Senate HELP Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders’s proposal to institute a 32-hour work week on Scripps News.

    Apr. 05, 2024 | Lauren Magarino | Scripps News
  • March jobs report ‘kills the argument’ that a recession is coming, says Seth Harris

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris breakdowns the March labor data, economic outlook, and more on CNBC’s power lunch.

    Apr. 05, 2024 | CNBC
  • How can we use AI to build more democratic societies? The key lies in transparency, Taiwan’s digital affairs minister says

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck’s discussion with Audrey Tang, Digital Minister of Taiwan, is recapped in Northeastern Global News article.

    Apr. 05, 2024 | Cesareo Contreras | Northeastern Global News
  • Government employees need hands-on, standardized AI training

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Blake Valenta and Research Fellow Cristin Dorgelo explained InnovateUS’s listening sessions with more than 100 AI leaders over several months.

    Apr. 03, 2024 | Chris Teale | Route Fifty
  • End of internet subsidies for low-income households threatens access to telehealth

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Alister Martin comments on the impact of telehealth use on lower income communities.

    Apr. 02, 2024 | Sarah Jane Tribble | Marketplace Morning Report
  • Ted Landsmark on racism, the flag attack photo, and seizing a chance to make change

    Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Director of the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University,…

    Mar. 21, 2024 | Ted Landsmark | Boston Globe
  • Rethinking the Future of Artificial Intelligence: Debunking the AI Risk Hype

    The Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck explains AI tools are not sentient or human.

    Mar. 14, 2024 | Kevin Topolsky | EBlog.pl
  • Not Everyone Thinks AI Is Going To Destroy Us

    The Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck explains AI tools are not sentient or human.

    Mar. 14, 2024 | Pymnts | Pymnts
  • What the Press and Pollsters Get Wrong about a Biden-Trump Rematch

    The Burnes Center Senior Fellow Jil Abramson shares her insight on what the press and pollsters should prepare for in the upcoming election.

    Mar. 14, 2024 | Jack Shafer | Politico
  • Chike Aguh, The Project on Workforce at Harvard

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow, Chike Aguh, shares his insights on the key problems and opportunities shaping the future of work and learning.

    Mar. 12, 2024 | J. Alssid Associates | Work Forces
  • All Things Policy: Good Riddance to Bad Governance

    The Burnes Center Research Fellow Anirudh Dinesh speaks on how citizens can contribute to public problem solving and how technology is enabling new, creative ways…

    Mar. 09, 2024 | Kripa Koshy | Takshashila Institution
  • Meet the newest member of your team: the chief AI officer

    The Burnes Center’s Director Beth Simone Noveck is appointed as the New Jersey’s first Chief AI Strategist by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.

    Mar. 06, 2024 | Chris Teale | Route Fifty
  • Bloomberg Intelligence: Apple Hit with EU Fine

    The Burnes Center’s Director Beth Simone Noveck explains her role as Chief AI Strategist for New Jersey.

    Mar. 04, 2024 | Alix Steel and Paul Sweeney | Bloomberg Intelligence
  • How Should Government Guide the Use of Generative AI?

    The Burnes Center’s Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on New Jersey’s first iteration of an AI policy.

    Mar. 01, 2024 | Adam Stone | GovTech
  • Where to Start with AI? Cities and States Offer Use Cases

    The Burnes Center’s Director Beth Simone Noveck is quoted about New Jersey’s AI Policy.

    Mar. 01, 2024 | Julia Edinger | GovTech
  • Eisgruber, municipal officials discuss University support of shared community interests

    The Burnes Center’s Director Beth Simone Noveck is highlighted at the Princeton AI hub announcement.

    Mar. 01, 2024 | Emily Aronson | Princeton University
  • Companies are adding AI chatbots to their websites. It’s producing some unintended consequences.

    Director of the Burnes Center for Social Change at Northeastern University, Beth Simone Noveck explains why it’s so important for businesses to train, test and…

    Feb. 23, 2024 | Andy Medici | Boston Business Journal
  • Going on strike: Why some unions have more leverage than others

    Senior Fellow at the Burnes Center for Social Change and Professor of Practice at Northeastern University, Seth Harris joins Yahoo Finance Live to weigh in…

    Feb. 21, 2024 | Rachelle Akuffo and Akiko Fujita | Yahoo! Finance
  • Massachusetts Establishes AI Task Force by Executive Order

    Gov. Healey announced a partnership with Northeastern University’s Burnes Center for Social Change highlighting a partnership between EOTSS and the Executive Office of Administration and…

    Feb. 16, 2024 | News staff | GovTech
  • Governor Healey Signs Executive Order Establishing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategic Task Force

    Governor Healey announces InnovateMA, a nation leading The Burnes Center for Social Change program that partners Northeastern University AI for Impact co-op students with Massachusetts…

    Feb. 14, 2024 | Governor Maura Healey | Governor Healey’s Office
  • Gov. Healey launches AI task force to boost competitiveness in tech

    Gov. Healey announced a partnership with Northeastern University’s Burnes Center for Social Change to develop AI tools for state government agencies.

    Feb. 14, 2024 | Hiawatha Bray | Boston Globe
  • Healey creates AI task force for Massachusetts

    Gov. Healey announced a partnership with Northeastern University’s Burnes Center for Social Change to develop AI tools for state government agencies.

    Feb. 14, 2024 | Isabel Tehan | BostInno
  • The Washington Post Has a New Publisher. Here’s Some Unsolicited Advice.

    Senior Fellow Jill Abramson comments on the Washington Post’s new publisher.

    Feb. 11, 2024 | Jack Shafer | Politico
  • The E.U. Is Pushing Tech Titans to Help Preserve Fair and Free Elections. Can the U.S. Do the Same?

    Burne’s Center Director Beth SImone Noveck comments on the E.U.’s proactive stance in the tech sector.

    Feb. 08, 2024 | Melissa Angell | Inc.
  • Can the Media Get Trump Coverage Right?

    Senior Fellow Jill Abramson comments on the media’s coverage of Trump.

    Feb. 08, 2024 | Peggy Noonan | Wall Street Journal Opinion
  • 8 prominent Black leaders in medicine

    Burne’s Center Senior Fellow Alister Martin, MD is recognized as a prominent Black physician.

    Feb. 01, 2024 | Stacy Weiner | AAMC
  • New Jersey names former White House adviser as innovation chief, appoints first chief AI strategist

    New Jersey Gov. Murphy appointed Dave Cole as the state’s new chief innovation officer, replacing Burnes Center’s Director Beth Noveck, who now serves as New…

    Jan. 31, 2024 | Caroline Nihill | State Scoop
  • New Jersey Appoints Beth Noveck as First Chief AI Strategist

    New Jersey has appointed the Burnes Center’s Director Beth Noveck, one of the public sector’s most visible artificial intelligence experts, as the state’s first-ever chief…

    Jan. 25, 2024 | News Staff | Government Technology
  • Increased Data Training Options for Government Workers

    Innovate-US, which is run through the Burnes Center, gives expanded opportunities to government workers through a $2 million grant from Google.org.

    Jan. 16, 2024 | Katherine Barrett | Barrett and Greene
  • Iowa Caucus Kickoff with Jill Abramson

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Jill Abramson comments on the implications of Claudine Gay’s firing and discusses how the media is dealing with Trump ahead of…

    Jan. 11, 2024 | James Carville, Al Hunt | Politicon
  • Our Future with AI

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck discusses potential positives of using AI for interactions with government services

    Jan. 10, 2024 | Del Waters | Scripps News Tonight
  • Improving government capacity is key for AI deployment, experts tell Congress

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on examples of using AI to improve interactions with government services.

    Jan. 10, 2024 | Natalie Alms | Nextgov
  • N.J. Gov. Murphy focuses on affordability and AI in his State of the State address

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck, current New Jersey chief innovation officer, is named the first-ever chief AI strategist by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.

    Jan. 09, 2024 | P. Kenneth Burns, David Matthau | WHYY
  • In 2024 State of the State Address, Governor Murphy Details Landmark Progress and Ambitious New Initiatives to Make New Jersey More Affordable for More Families

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck, appointed as New Jersey’s first-ever Chief AI Strategist who will play a leading role in shaping the trajectory of…

    Jan. 09, 2024 | Office of the New Jersey Governor | State of New Jersey
  • In Speech, New Jersey Governor Backs Phonics and Medical Debt Relief

    New Jersey Governor Murphy announces Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck, the state’s chief innovation officer, to become New Jersey’s first A.I. strategist.

    Jan. 09, 2024 | Tracey Tully | New York Times
  • Northeastern’s CivicConnect Team Builds Congressional Office Chatbot Prototype

    POPVOX Foundation commends the “CivicConnect” student team from Northeastern University’s Burnes Center for Social Change on the first Congressional office chatbot prototype, leveraging OpenAI’s GPT-4…

    Jan. 08, 2024 | POPVOX Foundation | POPVOX Foundation
  • Northeastern’s CivicConnect Team Builds Congressional Office Chatbot Prototype

    POPVOX Foundation commends the “CivicConnect” student team from Northeastern University’s Burnes Center for Social Change on the creation of the first Congressional office chatbot prototype.

    Jan. 08, 2024 | POPVOX Foundation
  • Employees Need Drastic Reskilling to Deal with Generative AI’s Data Needs

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on AI accessibility and examples of successful AI training.

    Jan. 04, 2024 | Chris Teale | Route Fifty
  • Two Huge Announcements Set the Table for New Jersey’s Tech Scene Beyond 2024

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the establishment of an artificial intelligence hub at Princeton.

    Dec. 29, 2023 | Esther Surden | NJ Tech Weekly
  • Biden campaign heads into 2024 ready to make the case that Trump is a threat to democracy

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on Biden’s reelection campaign and the economy.

    Dec. 21, 2023 | Betsy Klein, Arlette Saenz | CNN
  • NJ to Establish Revolutionary AI Hub at Princeton University

    Burnes Center Director and New Jersey Office of Innovation Chief Innovation Officer Beth Noveck discusses the upcoming AI Hub at Princeton University.

    Dec. 18, 2023 | Jim Pytell | New Jersey Business Magazine
  • A ‘revolutionary’ AI center is coming to a New Jersey university

    Burnes Center Director and New Jersey Office of Innovation Chief Innovation Officer Beth Noveck discusses the creation of an AI center at Princeton University.

    Dec. 18, 2023 | Brent Johnson | nj.com
  • The Union Fight for the Future of Work—and the Democratic Party

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on the current labor movement.

    Dec. 13, 2023 | Daniel Bush | Newsweek
  • AI growth brings safety and ethical concerns

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses the use of AI in government.

    Dec. 02, 2023 | NJ Biz Beat with Raven Santana | PBS
  • Generative AI and Policymaking for the New Frontier

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses Generative AI and Policymaking.

    Dec. 01, 2023 | Beth Noveck | Government Technology
  • A Year Ago, OpenAI’s ChatGPT Sparked a Revolution: Here’s What Happened

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the use of ChatGPT as a tool.

    Nov. 30, 2023 | Ben Powers | The Messenger
  • Jamey Tesler, former transportation chief, gets keys to startup effort

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Steve Kadish works to leverage Boston’s start-up community to tackle local transportation challenges.

    Nov. 27, 2023 | Jon Chesto | The Boston Globe
  • Beth Noveck: We Need Investment in Policy Research Dollars and Attention to Using AI to Strengthen Our Democracy

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck discusses use of AI as a means to strengthening democracy.

    Nov. 26, 2023 | Boston Global Forum
  • Need to Hire an AI Consultant? Here’s How to Vet for the Right One

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses the field of AI consulting.

    Nov. 22, 2023 | Alex Frost | Success
  • Recap: What We Learned at the 2023 Ideas We Should Steal Festival

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck discusses perceptions of AI at this year’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival.

    Nov. 20, 2023 | The Philadelphia Citizen Staff | The Philadelphia Citizen
  • ICYMI: Office of the Secretary of Higher Education Launches BasicNeeds.NJ.gov Resource Hub at Convening of Campus Practitioners

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on BasicNeeds.NJ.gov as the New Jersey State Chief Innovation Officer.

    Nov. 17, 2023 | State of New Jersey
  • Governor Murphy Announces New Policy to Promote State Employees’ Responsible Use of Generative Artificial Intelligence

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on New Jersey State’s new policy on state employee’s use of AI in her role as New Jersey…

    Nov. 17, 2023 | State of New Jersey
  • Public Interest Technologists React to Executive Order on AI

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck weighs in on the recent AI Executive Order.

    Nov. 16, 2023 | New America
  • Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2023: The Ultimate Citizen Reading List

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck’s book “Solving Public Problems: A Practical Guide to Fix Our Government and Change Our World” is featured in Ideas…

    Nov. 13, 2023 | Jessica Platt Press | The Philadelphia Citizen
  • What You Need to Know About the Biden-Harris Executive Order on AI

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the use of AI in government.

    Nov. 13, 2023 | Ellen Glover | Build In
  • Can Artificial Intelligence Kill the iPhone?

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the use of AI.

    Nov. 08, 2023 | Ben Powers | The Messenger
  • AI Experts Weigh in on Biden’s Executive Order 

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the use of AI in government.

    Nov. 06, 2023 | Julie Taboh | Voice of America
  • OpenAI’s Sam Altman breaks silence on AI executive order

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the executive order and OpenAI.

    Nov. 03, 2023 | Cecily Mauran | Mashable
  • No Sign of Recession: Seth Harris on October Jobs Report

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on October Jobs Report.

    Nov. 03, 2023 | Bloomberg
  • Settlement: Uber and Lyft drivers in New York will get $328 million in back pay

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses on Uber and Lyft’s plan to pay to settle allegations they short-changed drivers.

    Nov. 03, 2023 | A Martínez, Bobby Allyn | NPR
  • Donna Haraway’s Children: Meet the Dynamic Young Artists Who Are Embracing the Cyborg

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Laura Forlano collaborates with artist Itziar Barrio on works relating to cyborgs.

    Nov. 02, 2023 | Cassie Packard | Cultured
  • Biden’s AI order is massive, but far from enough to address the technology’s risks

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the White House’s use of AI.

    Nov. 01, 2023 | Daniel Howley | Yahoo Finance
  • Biden’s new executive order marks another inflection point for AI and data privacy

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the White House’s use of AI.

    Oct. 31, 2023 | Marty Swant | Digiday
  • InnovateUS: $2 Million In Funding Secured From Google.org

    InnovateUS secures $2 million in funding from Google.

    Oct. 24, 2023 | Amit Chowdhry | Pulse 2.0
  • Grant Will Help Public Sector Employees Learn New Tech Skills

    InnovateUS secures $2 million in funding from Google.

    Oct. 24, 2023 | FEDmanager
  • AI-ready New York City focuses on workforce, procurement

    Burnes Center Director Beth Simone Noveck comments on the use of AI in government.

    Oct. 24, 2023 | Chris Teale | Route Fifty
  • Rising cost of credit leading to small business retrenchment, says Northeastern’s Seth Harris

    Seth Harris, senior fellow at the Northeastern University Burnes Center for Social Change, joins ‘The Exchange’ to discuss caution about the risk rising rates have…

    Oct. 21, 2023 | CNBC
  • Northeastern faculty and professional journalists comment on Israel and Gaza at university panel

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Jill Abramson comments on Israel and Gaza at Northeastern University open classroom panel.

    Oct. 18, 2023 | Alexa Coultoff | The Huntington News
  • InnovateUS Receives $2M in Funding and Pro Bono Support From Google.org to Provide Training on Digital Technologies to U.S. Public Sector Employees

    InnovateUS Receives $2M in Funding and Pro Bono Support From Google.org to Provide Training on Digital Technologies to U.S. Public Sector Employees

    Oct. 17, 2023 | Google Cloud | Cision PR Newswire
  • A Start-Up’s Alternative to Uber: Employing Its Own Drivers

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on Alto’s potential effect on Uber & Lyft.

    Oct. 05, 2023 | Kellen Browning | New York Times
  • Biden Will Join Autoworkers on Picket Line in Michigan, a Historic Move

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on UAW strike and Biden’s support on the picket line.

    Sep. 22, 2023 | Reid J. Epstein, Katie Rogers and Shane Goldmacher | New York Times
  • ‘If not now, when?’: Here’s why the UAW strike may have come at the perfect time for labor

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on UAW strike in USA Today.

    Sep. 19, 2023 | Daniel de Visé | USA Today
  • Seth Harris on MSNBC and Bloomberg Discussing the UAW Strike

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on the UAW Strike on MSNBC and Bloomberg

    Sep. 15, 2023 | Seth Harris | MSNBC, Bloomberg, Power At Work
  • Ramaswamy’s Plan For ‘Mass Layoffs’ Could Hit Federal Employees In Swing States, Not Just D.C.

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on Ramaswamy’s Plan For ‘Mass Layoffs.’

    Sep. 15, 2023 | Stephanie Murray | The Messenger
  • Managing the Future of Work Podcast: Chike Aguh on government innovation in workforce development

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow and former Chief Innovation Officer in the U.S. Department of Labor Chike Aguh discusses discusses the talent implications of U.S. industrial…

    Sep. 05, 2023 | Harvard Business School
  • The Measure Podcast — Episode 4: Chike Aguh

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Chike Aguh, former Chief Innovation Officer at the U.S. Department of Labor, sat down with Equal Measure’s Leon T. Andrews, Jr.…

    Aug. 29, 2023 | The Measure Podcast
  • UAW talks: Why the shift to EVs is such a big deal to worker

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the transition to EV manufacturing.

    Aug. 28, 2023 | Akiko Fujita and Stephanie Mikulich | Yahoo!Finance
  • Seth Harris On Potential UAW Strike

    Seth Harris, Senior Fellow at the Burnes Center for Social Change at Northeastern University and Former Biden Labor Advisor, discusses whether or not he thinks…

    Aug. 22, 2023 | Bloomberg
  • UPS workers approve new contract with hard-fought pay and safety gains, ending strike threat

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on the recent Teamsters-negotiated labor deal.

    Aug. 22, 2023 | J.J. McCorvey and Adiel Kaplan | NBC News
  • 5 key pillars of President Biden’s economic revolution

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris comments on Biden’s pro-union actions as president.

    Aug. 12, 2023 | Jeff Stein | The Washington Post
  • Here’s how Boston.com readers feel about AI in the workplace

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck weighs in on the effects of AI in the workplace.

    Aug. 08, 2023 | Annie Jonas | Boston.com
  • Trump’s assault on American justice gives inspiration to authoritarians everywhere

    Burnes Senior Fellow Jill Abramson delves into the effect Trump’s actions are having on democracy and legal systems across the world.

    Aug. 06, 2023 | Jill Abramson | The Guardian
  • Biden’s tough sell in Pennsylvania: green energy to union workers

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses Biden’s approach to green energy union workers.

    Jul. 20, 2023 | Jarrett Renshaw | Reuters
  • Why the writers’ and actors’ strikes are about more than just Hollywood

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the writers and actors strikes in Hollywood.

    Jul. 20, 2023 | Cody Mello-Klein | Northeastern Global News
  • Can Generative AI Be Used to Apply for a Job?

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses the use of AI in the job application process.

    Jul. 18, 2023 | Megan Crouse | TechRepublic
  • What will the federal government do with generative AI?

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses generative ai and its use in government.

    Jul. 18, 2023 | Natalie Alms | Nextgov
  • Why the U.S. is seeing a record number of labor strikes

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the increase in labor strikes within the U.S.

    Jul. 17, 2023 | CBS
  • ChatGPT was born in San Francisco. Why isn’t the city fully embracing AI yet?

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses AI and its potential usage in city systems.

    Jul. 14, 2023 | Chase DiFeliciantonio | San Francisco Chronicle
  • The union movement has never been more popular in the U.S., says Fmr. Labor Secretary Seth Harris

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the rise of union strikes across the U.S.

    Jul. 13, 2023 | CNBC
  • Teamsters Look for UPS Wins to Carry Over to Amazon, Big Three

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the Teamsters’ negotiations and what it means for unions.

    Jul. 11, 2023 | Ian Kullgren | Bloomberg Law
  • Should I Use Generative AI for Hiring?

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses the use of generative AI in the hiring process.

    Jul. 10, 2023 | Megan Crouse | Tech Republic
  • UPS customers weigh backup plans as threatened strike date approaches

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the current state of halted labor talks with UPS.

    Jul. 07, 2023 | Annie Probert and J.J. McCorvey | NBC News
  • AI Is Great for Government. Public Professionals Need to Learn How to Make the Most of It.

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses how government at all levels needs to invest in training workers in technology.

    Jun. 21, 2023 | Beth Simone Noveck | Governing
  • Better Government Tech Is Possible

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses the potential for the government to use technology to improve the lives of citizens, starting with acknowledging the importance…

    Jun. 20, 2023 | Beth Simone Noveck | Wired
  • UPS workers vote to authorize strike while cheering unexpected progress on heat safety

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the impact of the UPS workers vote to authorize a strike.

    Jun. 16, 2023 | Adiel Kaplan and J.J. McCorvey | NBC News
  • Opinion: Better government tech starts with people. New Jersey shows how.

    Jennifer Pahlka discusses the success of improving access to unemployment benefits in New Jersey, led by Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck.

    Jun. 13, 2023 | Jennifer Pahlka | Washington Post
  • Boston creates staff guidelines on the use of Generative AI

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses the City of Boston’s new Generative AI guidelines.

    May. 22, 2023 | Sarah Wray | Cities Today
  • Boston Isn’t Afraid of Generative AI

    Burnes Director Beth Noveck praises Boston’s new Generative AI policy.

    May. 19, 2023 | Beth Simone Noveck | Wired
  • Biden, McCarthy to meet again on debt ceiling

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the federal debt ceiling negotiations.

    May. 16, 2023 | CNN
  • New AI Video Tutorial Focuses on Public-Sector Needs

    Highlighting the new InnovateUS tutorial, “Unlocking the Power of Generative AI,” that teaches public professionals how to responsibly use Generative AI.

    May. 10, 2023 | Thad Rueter | Government Technology
  • CLARENCE AND GINNI THOMAS: Politics, Power, and the Supreme Court

    Featuring interviews with Burnes Center Senior Fellow Jill Abramson.

    May. 09, 2023 | Frontline | PBS
  • ‘It’s completely undemocratic’: Contract negotiations at unionized Mass. employers are dragging on — and on

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Seth Harris discusses the importance of the first contract negotiations after organizing success.

    May. 07, 2023 | Katie Johnston | Boston Globe
  • Why BuzzFeed and Vice Couldn’t Make News Work 

    May. 05, 2023 | Jill Abramson | Vanity Fair
  • White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Inside a sweaty D.C. media tradition: Getting the cool kids to sit with you at nerd prom

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Jill Abramson discusses the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

    Apr. 29, 2023 | Ben Terris and Elahe Izadi | The Washington Post
  • Can A.I. and Democracy Fix Each Other?

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck discusses how AI can support democracy, and how democracy can help us make the best of AI.

    Apr. 05, 2023 | Peter Coy | The New York Times
  • Here We Are Again: The Covenant School Shooting

    Burnes Center Senior Fellow Jonathan Metzl discusses the way forward for gun reform in America following the tragic shooting in Nashville.

    Mar. 29, 2023 | Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry | The Takeaway
  • ChatGPT: Risk and Opportunity for Public Comments in Rulemaking

    Burnes Center Director Beth Noveck participated in a panel discussion about ChatGPT, citizen engagement, and its impact on the future of lawmaking.

    Mar. 03, 2023 | American Bar Association
  • Managerialism and our obsession with hierarchy

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